2013-02-21 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

February 11, 2013

A motorist reported seeing a fire at an oil well site on FM 2239. Deputy Ray responded and spoke to a worker that was there who advised they were burning off gas.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to FM 696 East in Lexington after a truck driver called and reported that a vehicle was blocking the entrance to an oil well site and he needed to get in. The driver of the vehicle reported that he ran out of gas and had a friend on the way with gas.

A complainant reported that her son’s father has people stalking her. There was a black Ford Explorer in her driveway and a male subject got out of the vehicle and was taking pictures. Deputy Ayres spoke to the complainant.

A caller reported seeing a man wearing blue jeans, a navy jacket and a red shirt walking on FM 141 carrying a rifle. He was somewhere between CR 117 & CR 116, walking towards Giddings. Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Allen searched the area, but the subject had left.

February 12, 2013

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph responded to an auto/ pedestrian accident on Hwy 77 in Lexington. Deputies assisted with traffic control under DPS.

A complainant reported that someone was illegally hunting on his property on CR 430 in Dime Box. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres responded to the call. A criminal trespass warning was issued.

Deputy Allen received information that reported a male subject who called his girlfriend and told her that he was going to shoot himself. He stated that his body would be next to his deer stand. Deputy Allen spoke to the boyfriend, whom he found to be okay, and who said he had no intention of harming himself.

A caller reported that her son had been threatening her all day. He was on his way home and she wanted a deputy there in case he assaulted her. Deputy Rudolph met with both mother and son. The son stated that he was planning on moving out as soon as possible.

February 13, 2013

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Skinner, Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy Jirasek responded to a family disturbance on CR 118. A female was arrested for assault, family violence.

A complainant called and reported that a 16 year old juvenile was kicked out of her house by her father. The juvenile had been staying with the complainant. She took her to get the rest of her belongings and her parents would not allow her to leave. Complainant was concerned because she was told that the parents beat the juvenile. Deputy Ray went to the residence and spoke to the juvenile and her parents. The juvenile advised she was fine and was never assaulted.

February 14, 2013

Deputy Crockett put up several cows that were out on FM 1697 @ CR124 in Dime Box.

The sheriff’s office received a call advising of a residential burglar alarm on CR 117. Deputy Allen checked the residence and found it to be secure.

February 15, 2013

Deputy Skinner put up loose cattle on CR 114 near PR 1143.

ADT reported a residential burglar alarm on CR 216. Deputy Allen checked the residence and found it secure.

A motorist reported an 18- wheeler was broken down in the inside lane of Hwy 77 just north of FM 1624. Deputy Ayres drove all the way to Lexington and advised the roadway was clear.

A complainant called to report that his trailer house was broken into sometime during the week. Deputy Rudolph took a report.

February 16, 2013

Deputy Liles did a welfare concern check on a male subject that pressed his medical alert. Everything was ok. He advised he pressed it by accident.

Burleson County reported that that a Brazos County Firefighter was killed in the line of duty this morning, and requested an escort through Lee County. Deputy Liles assisted and was honored to help.

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Allen regarding a theft.

Washington County reported a tan/gray SUV heading westbound on Hwy 290, traveling at a high rate of speed, and forcing other motorists off the roadway. Deputy Skinner searched for the vehicle.

February 17, 2013

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to Alcoa Luminant after a caller reported that a vehicle was stopped at CR 304 and four subjects got out of the vehicle, and were walking around. Deputy Rudolph met with security and they checked the area.

A complainant requested that a deputy meet with him and his juvenile son on CR 130. He was having problems and would like to talk to someone. Deputy Rudolph spoke to the father and son. Everything was ok.

Deputy Ayres spoke to a complainant regarding people trespassing, hunting and fishing on his property.

A caller requested that a deputy meet her at her residence on CR 208. She had some contractors in her house and she noticed items were missing. Deputy Allen took a report. Investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Ayers was dispatched to FM 2239 near the ball park to put up three horses that were out on the roadway.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 02/17/2013: 56 Males: 46 Females: 10

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 Assaults, 2 Burglaries and 5 Thefts in the Month of January.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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